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Petrol Station

Asda slashes petrol price by another 2p

The fuel price war between the big four supermarkets has pushed prices on the forecourt closer to £1 a litre after Asda said it would cut petrol and diesel by 2p a litre from Tuesday and Tesco responded with immediate price reductions.

Mike Ashley at Tup Tup Palace

Sports Direct pledges £10m towards staff pay rise

Sports Direct has bowed to criticism of its working conditions by pledging £10m towards a staff pay rise, but Britain’s largest trade union dismissed the response to Guardian revelations over controversial employment practices at the retailer as a “PR stunt”.